Update: 5-year-old shot in Tulsa hotel
TULSA, Okla. – There’s breaking news out of Tulsa tonight, where there are reports of a child shot in a hotel.
Captain Mike Williams with Tulsa Police confirms that a 5-year-old boy was shot at the American Best Value Inn in Tulsa this evening.
The mother of the child told police that she heard a knock at the door of her room and opened it, thinking it was her sister who lives nearby.
She says a man rushed in and brandished a weapon, firing it once.
The mom reportedly grabbed the boy, but not before he was shot in his left leg.
She says she does not know the suspect, but told police that her husband, who is in prison, has been making threats.
The boy was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa.
He is in stable condition.
This is a breaking story. More information will be added as it becomes available.
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